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World Wrestling chanpionships in Paris

Discussion in 'Other Sports' started by Bean, Jun 3, 2017.

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    Good Luck Huskers Jordan Burroughs and James Green. Both Jordan and James are in the finals of their respective weight classes awaiting the winner of the challenge tournament in a best 2-of-3 contest to represent USA in Paris in August.

    The Railyard in the historic Haymarket area in Lincoln, NE.

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    Some well known names in this one:
    http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=211615390

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    Me too, I tried to find the WTT on TV but no luck!
     
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    Still hoping Sting returns and wins the belt!
     
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    http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=211648508

    Burroughs, Green Win Grand Prix of Spain Gold

    2017 Grand Prix of Spain
    July 15-16 - Madrid, Spain


    70 kg/154 lbs. – James Green, Lincoln, Neb. (Titan Mercury WC/Nebraska WTC), Gold
    WIN Andruse Aimar (Estonia), 12-2
    WIN Azamat Nurykau (Belarus), Fall 2:04
    WIN Zsombor Gulyas (Hungary), 11-0

    74 kg/163 lbs. – Jordan Burroughs, Lincoln, Neb. (Sunkist Kids WC/Nebraska WTC), Gold
    WIN Taimuraz Friev (Spain), 10-0
    WIN Nurgaliy Zholayev (Kazakhstan), 10-0
    WIN Seyedali Mousavi (Iran), 10-0
    WIN Jevon Balfour (Canada), 10-0

    Wrestling honors
    http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=211650445

    Congratulation to former Huskers Jordan Burroughs and James Green, who both won gold medals in their respective weight classes at the Grand Prix of Spain.

    Both Burroughs and Green will now compete at the World Wrestling Championships, Aug. 21-26 in Paris, France.

    Burroughs dominated the 74 kg/163 lbs. weight class, as he did not allow a point in four 10-0 technical falls. The 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist took down three-time Grand Prix of Spain champion Taimuraz Friev of Spain, Nurgaliy Zholayev of Kazakhstan and Seyedali Mousavi of Iran before defeating Jevon Balfour of Canada in the final to win the gold.

    Green won the 70 kg/154 lbs. gold medal. He began the day with a 12-2 win over Andruse Aimar of Estonia before pinning Azamat Nurykau of Belarus in the semifinals in 2:04. Green then won 11-0 over Zsombor Gulyas of Hungary to grab the gold.
     
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    http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Wrestling/Features/2017/July/12/2017-World-Championship-seeds
    2017 World Championships in Paris, France, Aug. 21-26. The U.S. earned five seeds, including three No. 1 spots. Burroughs not seeded in top 4.

    2017 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS SEEDS
    Men’s freestyle
    No. 1 at 70 kg/154 lbs. – James Green, Lincoln, Neb. (Titan Mercury WC/Nebraska RTC)
    No. 1 at 97 kg/213 lbs. – Kyle Snyder, Woodbine, Md. (Titan Mercury WC/Ohio RTC)
    No. 2 at 61 kg/134 lbs. – Logan Stieber, Columbus, Ohio (Titan Mercury WC/Ohio RTC)

    Women’s freestyle
    No. 1 at 60 kg/132 lbs. – Alli Ragan, Colorado Springs, Colo. (Sunkist Kids WC)
    No. 2 at 53 kg/116.5 lbs. – Helen Maroulis, New York, N.Y. (Titan Mercury WC)
     

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